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Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 40

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 203

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 228

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Oct 2

    3D Printing Is Latest Advance in Vertebra Replacement

    3D Printing Is Latest Advance in Vertebra Replacement
    Since 1992, I have watched with great interest the development of 3D printing. When I first read about the concept at the dawn of the Internet, I was fascinated with the futuristic example of downloading the digital design for a replacement…
  • Oct 1

    New App Guards Against Texting and Driving

    New App Guards Against Texting and Driving
    If you are the parent of a teenage driver, the idea of your “invulnerable” teen texting while driving may be among your greatest fears. Now “there’s an app for that.” Although texting and driving is not illegal…
  • Aug 8

    Fatal Wal-Mart Truck Crash Case in NJ Case Moving Forward

    Fatal Wal-Mart Truck Crash Case in NJ Case Moving Forward
    In June, a Wal-Mart truck driver who had been awake 24 hours caused a deadly pileup in New Jersey. The Wal-Mart truck driver’s Twitter profile included the phrase, “move or get hit.” Since that crash, most of the attention…
Rank this Week: 237

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 275

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 408

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Covers family law Issues in Georgia, including divorce, alimony, and child support. By Stephen M. Worrall.

http://www.gafamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide…
Rank this Week: 425

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Oct 21

    Free Online Georgia Legal Resource

    Free Online Georgia Legal Resource
      By Mark Stuckey I know that no one here at the College of Law wants to believe it, but there will come a time when you need legal resources and not have (free) access to the panaceas that are Westlaw Next, Lexis Advance, or even…
  • Oct 16

    Pro Bono: Give Back before You Graduate

    Pro Bono: Give Back before You Graduate
    In honor of ABA’s Pro Bono week (Oct. 19-25), here is some information about the many opportunities in which you can gain hands-on experience helping your community while still in law school. In order to help you gain real world…
  • Oct 10

    Don’t Worry Be Happy

    Don’t Worry Be Happy
    by Murtaza Khwaja As fall strikes Atlanta, with cool winds blowing away the long summer days and bringing us a cornucopia of pumpkin flavored everything, from our coffees to tree leaves, students in the law school may be feeling trapped,…
Rank this Week: 805

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 685

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Oct 21

    Be Seen On Halloween

    Be Seen On Halloween
    With Halloween only a little over a week away, we urge parents to begin speaking to their children about Trick or Treating safety. It may seem like an unnecessary fear, but statistics show that children are twice as likely to be struck…
  • Oct 17

    Helpful Videos from Georgia Injury Attorney

    Helpful Videos from Georgia Injury Attorney
    As a personal injury law firm, we typically deal with people that are going through difficult and trying times, which can be somewhat disheartening. However, it is our goal at the Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones to attempt to bring…
  • Oct 16

    Ford and Toyota Vehicle Recall

    Ford and Toyota Vehicle Recall
    Automobile defects and recalls affect Georgians every day, but when largely purchased makes such as Ford and Toyota recall vehicles, it is more likely to have adverse effects. So what do you do if your vehicle is included in a…
Rank this Week: 867

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blawg

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Julie A. Rice, Attorney at Law, & Affiliates.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 970

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Georgia car accident and medical malpractice news. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Oct 14

    Atlanta Pedestrian Accident Warning for Halloween Night

    Atlanta Pedestrian Accident Warning for Halloween Night
    Young children are always at the greatest risk of being involved in a pedestrian collision. This risk is unfortunately more than doubled on Halloween night. Parents and kids need to be aware of the dangers of trick-or-treating and take steps…
  • Sep 30

    Are Atlanta Nursing Home Abuse Cases Going Unreported?

    Are Atlanta Nursing Home Abuse Cases Going Unreported?
    Nursing homes are required by federal law to report any and all allegations of neglect or abuse that are made by residents or family members. Unfortunately, many nursing homes are not living up to their reporting obligations. This makes it…
  • Sep 16

    Brake Malfunction on Honda Motorcycle

    Brake Malfunction on Honda Motorcycle
    Our Atlanta product liability attorneys are following recent news about Honda’s recall of 126,000 motorcycles with malfunctioning brakes, the second such recall done. These vehicle recalls show product defects in vehicles could…
Rank this Week: 935

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Oct 13

    Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks to Avoid Personal Injury

    Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks to Avoid Personal Injury
    While Halloween is a holiday, second only to Christmas, to which kids (and kids at heart alike) look forward to, it is also rife with opportunities for personal injury. From decorations to costumes to food safety, to be forewarned is to be…
  • Jul 24

    Underage Drunk Driver Causes Georgia Wrong-Way Car Crash

    Underage Drunk Driver Causes Georgia Wrong-Way Car Crash
    Despite all commercial efforts, underage drinking continues to be a prevalent problem amongst today's youth. Underage drinking is prohibited nationwide and Georgia law makes it illegal for adult motorists to drive with a blood alcohol level…
  • Jun 30

    Is Negligence Alone to Blame in Toddler's Hyperthermia Death?

    Is Negligence Alone to Blame in Toddler's Hyperthermia Death?
    For many in Atlanta, this summer began with a toddler's tragic death and...a question. On June 18th of this year, 22 month old Cooper Harris perished after his father mistakenly left him alone in the family car for seven hours as temperatures…
Rank this Week: 898

Whistleblower Lawyer Blawg

Whistleblower Lawyer Blawg

Covers Georgia car accidents and personal injury law. By the Wallace Law Firm, L.L.C.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyerblawg.com/
  • Oct 10

    Like I Said Yesterday! Settlement Today Shows Government Serious About Stopping "Failure of Care"

    Like I Said Yesterday! Settlement Today Shows Government Serious About Stopping "Failure of Care"
    I'm not crowing. Much! Just yesterday on this blog I wrote about the Top 4 Surprises About 2014's False Claims Act Cases, and I said I thought we were seeing a surprising new trend. It seemed to me that the Government was taking a lot of…
  • Oct 9

    Top 4 Surprises About 2014's False Claims Act Case

    Top 4 Surprises About 2014's False Claims Act Case
    Each year the Government gets ripped off to the tune of billions of dollars, and healthcare fraud sits first chair. This past year has been no exception; the Government closes out its fiscal year on September 30, so we can now see that in…
  • Jul 21

    Here's a Bad Idea: Injecting People with Damaged Stem Cell

    Here's a Bad Idea: Injecting People with Damaged Stem Cell
    A California man is suing a stem cell research company, saying they fired him when he complained that the company was cranking out damaged stem cells -- and planning to inject them into patients. In a retaliation lawsuit filed in Alameda…
Rank this Week: 966

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney…

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia truck accidents, trucking litigation, and trucking regulations. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.georgiatruckaccidentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 940

Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.

Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.

Focuses on advice for small businesses and community associations.

http://andersentatecarr.wordpress.com
  • Oct 8

    ATC’s Janet Williams to be named NFPA’s Certification Ambassador of the Year

    ATC’s Janet Williams to be named NFPA’s Certification Ambassador of the Year
    Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. congratulates our own Janet Williams on being honored with The National Federation of Paralegal Associations’ Certification Ambassador of the Year award.   The award is just one of a handful of…
  • Oct 6

    Tom Andersen Again Named a “Best Lawyer”

    Tom Andersen Again Named a “Best Lawyer”
    Thomas J. Andersen was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 in the field of real estate (Copyright 2014 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.) for the 8th time. Since its inception in 1983,…
  • Sep 30

    State and Federal Cases: Do You Know the Difference? by Trinity Hundredmark

    State and Federal Cases: Do You Know the Difference? by Trinity Hundredmark
      There is a general misconception that Federal courts handle severe offenses, while State courts handle less harsh crimes. However, this isn’t always the case. In fact, Federal courts deal only with violations against Federal law.…
Rank this Week: 997

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Atlanta MARTA Bus & Pedestrian Tragedy

    Atlanta MARTA Bus & Pedestrian Tragedy
    Earlier this week a 19 year-old teen was hit by an Atlanta MARTA bus. She did not survive the injuries and passed away several days later at Grady Hospital. This accident has had a tragic end and our hearts and sympathies are with the family…
  • Sep 18

    Tractor Trailer's Flying Wheels Prove Deadly

    Tractor Trailer's Flying Wheels Prove Deadly
    A tractor trailer crash shut down eastbound Georgia I-20 recently as the vehicle ended up on its side over several lanes of traffic. Details on the cause of the crash are not yet available, but the metro Atlanta area is unfortunately all too…
  • Sep 17

    Fatal Gwinnett County Crash Could Lead to Charge

    Fatal Gwinnett County Crash Could Lead to Charge
    A recent Gwinnett County car crash may well have been the result of excessive speed and alcohol use. This often-deadly combination is part of the investigation currently under way after a tragedy occurred in Buford. The crash occurred in the…
Rank this Week: 1019

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Sep 28

    Page Pate comments on DA’s decision not to seek the death penalty in Justin Ross Harris case

    Page Pate comments on DA’s decision not to seek the death penalty in Justin Ross Harris case
    The post Page Pate comments on DA’s decision not to seek the death penalty in Justin Ross Harris case appeared first on .
  • Sep 21

    Georgia Drug Crimes: Drug Charges and Common Defense

    Georgia Drug Crimes: Drug Charges and Common Defense
    Page Pate discusses the different types of drug crimes in Georgia and some defense our firm has used to win these cases at trial.   Over the past 20 years,… read more → The post Georgia Drug Crimes: Drug Charges and Common…
  • Sep 9

    Hot Car Death Case Moves Forward

    Hot Car Death Case Moves Forward
    Page Pate joins CNN New Day Weekend in Atlanta with Christi Paul and Martin Savidge to discuss the grand jury indictment against Justin Ross Harris for the death of his… read more → The post Hot Car Death Case Moves Forward…
Rank this Week: 1037

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    “I Could Have Been Killed!” Do I Have a Case?

    “I Could Have Been Killed!” Do I Have a Case?
    I have handled hundreds and hundreds of car wreck cases in Georgia.  Very often I hear this common theme from prospective clients:  “I Could Have Been Killed!”  And it is often very true…they could have been…
  • Sep 9

    Can I Sue the County?

    Can I Sue the County?
      Let’s say you have been injured in a car wreck because of negligent maintenance of a right of way owned by the County.  Can you sue the County for your injuries? Of course, I have tried to teach my readers the short answer…
  • Aug 11

    If We Go To Trial, Who Will Decide My Case?

    If We Go To Trial, Who Will Decide My Case?
    Today I read a funny article about a jury trial in Florida in which the jury sent the trial judge a note asking for a whiteboard and markers and a “big bottle of wine.”   I thought that was pretty cute. Going to trial is…
Rank this Week: 1064

News Blog

News Blog

Covers auto accidents, drug litigation, and medical malpractice. By Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC.

http://www.cssfirm.com/news-blog/
  • Sep 12

    Who Pays My Medical Bills After an Auto Accident?

    Who Pays My Medical Bills After an Auto Accident?
    If getting into an automobile accident wasn’t bad enough, you suffered injuries and received medical attention, and […] The post Who Pays My Medical Bills After an Auto Accident? appeared first on .
  • Sep 4

    DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Jury Trial Underway

    DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Jury Trial Underway
    The first bellwether jury trial began yesterday over the controversial DePuy Pinnacle hip implant that has caused […] The post DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Jury Trial Underway appeared first on .
  • Sep 3

    Childers, Schlueter & Smith Files 25 More Stryker Hip Lawsuit

    Childers, Schlueter & Smith Files 25 More Stryker Hip Lawsuit
    Atlanta, Georgia based law firm Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC recently filed another 25 Stryker hip replacement […] The post Childers, Schlueter & Smith Files 25 More Stryker Hip Lawsuits appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 952

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment
    When you are facing criminal charges of any kind, whether at the federal or state level, you are supposed to enjoy a presumption of innocence. That's the ideal. In reality, a person can suffer negative consequences of presumed guilt even...
  • Aug 21

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue
    Regardless of the organization that an officer represents, there are proper police procedures that must be followed. That is true even in arrests by officers of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the FBI or other government agencies.…
  • Aug 15

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge
    Claims under Georgia’s Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act aren’t usually associated with public school educators. Organized criminals, or mobsters as they might be depicted in Hollywood films, might be…
Rank this Week: 968

Law Space Match Blog

Law Space Match Blog

Provides information for lawyers on space sharing arrangements.

http://blog.lawspacematch.com/
  • Jan 14

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta
    According to Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, referencing commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, says Atlanta's economy is rebounding! According to Sams, the region's second-largest…
  • Jan 8

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice
    As a sponsor for Run for Justice facilitated by Atlanta Legal Aid Society, LawSpaceMatch was a part of the 1,200 participants raising $25,000 for the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. The run was on November 10, 2012,…
  • May 1

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement
    With the road paved for sharing office space, attorneys seek options for finding suitable space with great amenities and a place for exchanging expertise with other like-minded professionals.
Rank this Week: 949

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By The Buckley Law Firm, LLC

http://www.atlantaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    ADA Lawsuit Filed Against FedEX

    ADA Lawsuit Filed Against FedEX
    Legal news reports that a federal discrimination lawsuit has just been filed against FedEx. The Americans with Disabilities Act claim asserts that FedEx discriminated against a large class of deaf and hard of hearing package handlers and job…
  • Oct 11

    Supreme Court To Hear Religious Discrimination Case Based On Look Policy

    Supreme Court To Hear Religious Discrimination Case Based On Look Policy
    The Supreme Court has just announced that it will hear the religious discrimination filed by a Muslim woman against clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch. The Title VII employment discrimination matter involves the case of a Muslim…
  • Sep 30

    Transgender Lawsuits Filed Against Two Companie

    Transgender Lawsuits Filed Against Two Companie
    The EEOC has filed its first Title VII lawsuits on behalf of transgender workers. The lawsuits, filed against Florida and Michigan companies, accuse the businesses of discriminating against workers based on their gender identity. The…
Rank this Week: 1119

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Oct 17

    Top 10 Technology Blunders for Employer

    Top 10 Technology Blunders for Employer
    I’d like to thank Sarah Phaff of our Macon, Georgia, office, who wrote this post with me. As one who presumably has no nude selfies, you may not be too concerned about a “hack” like the one that continues to afflict…
  • Oct 16

    Eggs in the workplace

    Eggs in the workplace
    No, not that kind of egg. This kind of egg:   Eggs – human eggs, aka ova – have been in the news this week. First, it was announced that Facebook and Apple will begin offering insurance coverage for female employees to freeze…
  • Oct 10

    A reader asks: “Is it me, or has job interviewing become really complicated?”

    A reader asks: “Is it me, or has job interviewing become really complicated?”
    Last week, I wrote about the two situations in which an employer should ask an applicant about a disability or a religious belief or practice that might require reasonable accommodation. (As I emphasized last week, 99 percent of the time, you…
Rank this Week: 1486

The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 15

    Can I Just Use Uncontested Divorce Forms Online?

    Can I Just Use Uncontested Divorce Forms Online?
    "An uncontested divorce is when both spouses agree to most, if not all, of the division of assets, finances, and child custody and visitation of minor children. This type of divorce decreases the Court requirements and legal fees…
  • Jun 30

    Independence Day 2014

    Independence Day 2014
    Independence Day is one of the most important federal holidays in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence, which declared our independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. bechtold-law.blogspot.com. …
  • Jun 25

    My Child’s Parent Isn’t Paying The Court Ordered Child Support, What Can I Do?

    My Child’s Parent Isn’t Paying The Court Ordered Child Support, What Can I Do?
    If a child’s parent was Court ordered to pay child support for the benefit of the minor child and they are not paying that full amount there are a few actions you can take. The most important and first action is to communicate with…
Rank this Week: 1396

Lawscape

Lawscape

Thoughts, commentary, reading resources and news on the legal needs of Georgians in small towns and rural areas.

http://lawscape.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 15

    Gone mobile

    Gone mobile
    I’m very happy to announce that we have launched a mobile site for our client-focused legal information and help site, GeorgiaLegalAid,org.  On your smartphone, navigate to m.GeorgiaLegalAid.org.
  • Oct 15

    Work for a court-based help center? Tell us.

    Work for a court-based help center? Tell us.
    I am working with the State bar of Georgia Access to Justice Committee on an effort to help court-based help centers in Georgia. We have created a listserv for court-based help center staff around the state to share information and ……
  • Oct 15

    Pro bono in print

    Pro bono in print
    I just had an article on pro bono published in the October 2014 Georgia Bar Journal.  Check it out. Tagged: ProBono
Rank this Week: 1411

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 14

    Overuse of Psychotropic Medications in the Elderly

    Overuse of Psychotropic Medications in the Elderly
    The excessive use of psychotropic medications among the elderly has been an ongoing battle as nursing homes become more prevalent. With the passing of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) of 1987, the federal government attempted to…
  • Oct 13

    Infectious Outbreaks in Nursing Home

    Infectious Outbreaks in Nursing Home
    Long-term care facilities are at a high risk of endangering the lives of their residents when they fail to properly control infectious diseases. Residents are confined to small spaces and often their daily living activities occur in groups. …
  • Oct 8

    Arbitration and the Elderly

    Arbitration and the Elderly
    Many nursing homes and assisted living/personal care homes are requiring family members and residents to sign Arbitration Agreements as a condition of residency. An arbitration agreement essentially is a contract between the family and the…
Rank this Week: 1107

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law and products liability. By Jackson & Braun, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Georgia Man Dies in Workplace Accident at Kia Plant

    Georgia Man Dies in Workplace Accident at Kia Plant
    Earlier this week in West Point, one man died as a result of an industrial accident that occurred at a Kia manufacturing plant. According to a report by one local news source, the 57-year-old man was pronounced dead shortly after 11:10 in the…
  • Oct 6

    One Dead, One Seriously Injured in Georgia Truck Accident

    One Dead, One Seriously Injured in Georgia Truck Accident
    Earlier this week in a tragic accident out of Alto, Georgia, one man was killed and another woman seriously injured after they were involved in a fatal accident with a semi-truck. According to a report by one local news source, the accident…
  • Sep 24

    Georgia Court of Appeals Refuses to Enforce Arbitration Agreement in Nursing Home Abuse Case

    Georgia Court of Appeals Refuses to Enforce Arbitration Agreement in Nursing Home Abuse Case
    In a decision released earlier this year in the case of Sunbridge Retirement v. Smith, the Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that a plaintiff’s negligence and wrongful death suit against a nursing home could proceed despite being…
Rank this Week: 1231

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 10

    Study warns about stimulants in diet supplement

    Study warns about stimulants in diet supplement
    English: Logo of the . (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Big news about a recent study involving DMAA with this title:A synthetic stimulant never tested in humans, 1,3-dimethylbutylamine (DMBA), is identified in multiple dietary supplements.Here is…
  • Sep 22

    An Illinois  compounding pharmacy is…

    An Illinois  compounding pharmacy is recalling a long list of drugs shipped to medical offices and patients in six states because the drugs-- which are inhaled, injected or used as eye drops-- may not be sterile.Martin Avenue…
  • Sep 22

    Compounding Pharmacy Recalls Potentially Contaminated Drug Product

    Compounding Pharmacy Recalls Potentially Contaminated Drug Product
    Pharmacy Creations has voluntarily recalled four product lots (see below) following testing results conducted by Front Range, Inc., its former independent testing laboratory, that indicated that the product lots may have the potential of not…
Rank this Week: 1268

Trucking Accident Blog

Trucking Accident Blog

Covers recent trucking accidents and trucking law. By Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC.

http://www.thetruckingattorneys.com/blog/
  • Oct 7

    Mourning Family Calls for New Trucking Industry Grading System 

    Mourning Family Calls for New Trucking Industry Grading System 
    Rules of the road and required vehicle maintenance for commercial truck drivers are imperative to uphold the safety of all those traveling on our roads and highways. Earlier this year, a California man named Daniel McGuire was killed on his…
  • Sep 25

    New Technology Blocks Use of Cell Phones for Truck Drivers on the Road

    New Technology Blocks Use of Cell Phones for Truck Drivers on the Road
    Millions of accidents occur annually due to distracted driving. Nowadays, fiddling with our cell phones is one of the most common examples of distracted driving. One upstate New York beverage distributer, DeCrescente Distributing Co., uses…
  • Sep 11

    Seeking Compensation For a Loved One

    Seeking Compensation For a Loved One
    The trauma of being involved in a trucking accident can have lasting effects that are physically, mentally and financially draining. One of the last things anyone might be considering is filing a claim against the responsible party, but…
Rank this Week: 1384

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Discusses Georgia DUI defenses. By Douglas B. Chanco.

http://chancolaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 1

    Real Scientific Knowledge is Needed to Defend DUI Case

    Real Scientific Knowledge is Needed to Defend DUI Case
    Lawyers graduate from law school with a basic knowledge about the law, but many lack practical training. Many learn about basic strategies, but not the in-depth knowledge that’s necessary attack the evidence in the…
  • Sep 25

    Ignition Interlock Devices – Inaccuracy and False Trigger

    Ignition Interlock Devices – Inaccuracy and False Trigger
    IIDs (Ignition Interlock Devices) are used across the US in all states for repeat DUI offenders. It’s a device about the size of an average mobile phone, which lets you start your car after it gauges the alcohol content level in your…
  • Jul 15

    Ignition Interlock Device–False Trigger

    Ignition Interlock Device–False Trigger
    An Ignition Interlock Device is just a bit larger than a mobile phone, and requires the driver to breath into it to determine the blood alcohol level. If the BAC is above 0.02% the car’s engine will not start. (Keep in mind that the…
Rank this Week: 1417

Fiduciary Folio

Fiduciary Folio

Covers fiduciary (wills, estates, entity representations) law, particularly as applied in the State of Georgia. By Tanner Pittman.

http://www.tannerpittmanlaw.com/blog-fiduciary-folio.html
  • Jul 17

    Probate court deadlines - In re Estate of Loyd

    Probate court deadlines - In re Estate of Loyd
    On Tuesday, the Court of Appeals of Georgia handed down its opinion in In re Estate of Loyd.The details of that case are fairly mundane in the world of probate litigation. A will was challenged on grounds of undue influence by a disinherited…
  • Jul 12

    In re Estate of Helms - Executor's discretion does not extend to hypothetical claim

    In re Estate of Helms - Executor's discretion does not extend to hypothetical claim
    The Georgia Court of Appeals just handed down the case of In re Estate of Helms.  In it, the all-too-familiar facts of an heir acting well outside his powers. In this estate, one of the heirs - one Rowell - was named Executor in the…
  • Jun 12

    Opelika, Alabama "Wills for Heroes" Event

    Opelika, Alabama "Wills for Heroes" Event
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Rank this Week: 1516

Wall Street Investment Fraud…

Wall Street Investment Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers Ponzi schemes, investment fraud, and other scams. By The Doss Firm.

http://www.wallstreetinvestmentfraudlawyer.com/
  • Jan 13

    STIFEL NICOLAUS AND CENTURY SECURITIES CONSENT TO FINES OVER IMPROPER SALES OF LEVERAGED AND INVERSE ETFS

    STIFEL NICOLAUS AND CENTURY SECURITIES CONSENT TO FINES OVER IMPROPER SALES OF LEVERAGED AND INVERSE ETFS
    According to a recent news release, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has fined Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated and an affiliate $550,000 ordered them to pay approximately $475,000 in restitution to 65 customers…
  • Jan 9

    J. P. Morgan Chase Avoids Criminal Prosecution for Hosting Madoff Fraud

    J. P. Morgan Chase Avoids Criminal Prosecution for Hosting Madoff Fraud
    Banking giant J. P. Morgan Chase has reached a deal with federal prosecutors to avoid criminal prosecution for its role in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme. According to the prosecutors, J. P. Morgan, which had custody of Madoff accounts,…
  • Jan 9

    FINRA IDENTIFIES AREAS OF CONCERN FOR INVESTORS

    FINRA IDENTIFIES AREAS OF CONCERN FOR INVESTORS
    Each year, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) publishes a letter to the financial services industry identifying its regulatory and examination priorities. FINRA is the industry's "self-regulatory organization," which is…
Rank this Week: 1228

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers auto accidents, car wreck claims, personal injury claims, and truck accidents. By The Griffin Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.atlanta-personal-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 12

    $5,367,000 Dekalb County Auto Accident Verdict

    $5,367,000 Dekalb County Auto Accident Verdict
    A Dekalb County jury awarded $5,367,000 to a mother and child who were catastrophically injured in a high speed car accident on I-85. The case was Hyan N. An and Jina Hong, a minor child v. Ann Herrera Administratrix for the Estate of Ronald…
  • Oct 15

    Need Help with your Atlanta Personal Injury or Worker's Comp claims? PAIN LAW is the Answer.

    Need Help with your Atlanta Personal Injury or Worker's Comp claims? PAIN LAW is the Answer.
    Attorney Richard Griffin and the Griffin Law Firm have helped injured parties recover for their personal injury claim or worker's compensation claim since 1995. Our Atlanta car accident attorneys are here to help you get the medical…
  • Oct 11

    How Much is a Hip Fracture Personal Injury Case Worth in Georgia?

    How Much is a Hip Fracture Personal Injury Case Worth in Georgia?
    Atlanta personal injury attorney Richard Griffin uses jury verdict research to track the most recent values of personal injury cases in Atlanta and throughout Georgia.
Rank this Week: 1215

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
Rank this Week: 2004

Atlanta Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers Bankruptcy Law news, chapter 7 and chapter 13. Published By The Law Offices of Betty Nguyen Davis, LLC

http://www.atlantabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Takata Air Bag Recall Alert

    Takata Air Bag Recall Alert
    Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recalled millions of Takata air bags placed in vehicles manufactured by Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, BMW, and GM. These air bags are defective and have killed at least three…
  • Sep 27

    How To Stop a Garnishment in Georgia

    How To Stop a Garnishment in Georgia
    When your pay check or bank account is being garnished by a creditor, you have a limited amount of time to stop the garnishment before the money is paid to the creditor. In Georgia, your options for disputing the legality of the garnishment…
  • May 5

    Do I Qualify to File Chapter 7?

    Do I Qualify to File Chapter 7?
    Qualifying for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Georgia Assets and income are the two most significant qualifying factors for filing file Chapter 7 in Atlanta, Georgia. A "means test" was devised under the 2005 revision of the bankruptcy code; the…
Rank this Week: 2027

Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Oct 20

    What the police don't want you to know about Miranda Right

    What the police don't want you to know about Miranda Right
    By Jessica Towne Miranda rights are back in the news. The New York Times Science Section under "Well" on October 14, 2014 had an eye-opening article on juveniles and police interrogators. Researchers determined that the brains of adolescents…
  • Oct 9

    The scandalous practice of privatized probation

    The scandalous practice of privatized probation
    By Jessica Towne The American Bar Association Journal just doesn't have the buzz around it that a Comedy Central late night show has, has but its article on privatized probation is just as scandalous as John Oliver's report on asset…
  • Sep 23

    Georgia State Patrol's New I-20 DUI Task Force

    Georgia State Patrol's New I-20 DUI Task Force
    Georgia State Patrol is now targeting the 21 counties that run along Interstate 20 from Conyers to South Carolina with extra patrols specially trained in DUI. Their goal: to deploy once a month in different counties along I-20 and set up…
Rank this Week: 1607

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1742

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Stephen M. Ozcomert.

http://blog.ozcomert.com/
  • Oct 20

    Georgia Court Reviews Timeliness of Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Claims Against County

    Georgia Court Reviews Timeliness of Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Claims Against County
    A fundamental aspect of any car accident claim is the need to file the action in a timely manner. If a plaintiff fails to comply with the applicable “statute of limitations” for filing the action, a court could very well dismiss…
  • Oct 13

    Georgia Supreme Court Rules in Favor of State University in Premises Liability Case

    Georgia Supreme Court Rules in Favor of State University in Premises Liability Case
    Plaintiffs who are injured on another’s property, due to a slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall incident, may consider bringing an action against the owner to recover damages for injuries sustained. Depending on the circumstances of the case,…
  • Oct 6

    Georgia Court Overturns Summary Judgment in Car Accident Case

    Georgia Court Overturns Summary Judgment in Car Accident Case
    Personal injury cases are integrally connected to the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident in question. Accordingly, plaintiffs who have been injured in a car collision or other vehicle accident must plead and prove a variety of…
Rank this Week: 2310

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    5 Regulations Pool Owners Should Know

    5 Regulations Pool Owners Should Know
    Pools can be fun for a family or the entire community. However, whether you own a private or public pool, there are numerous regulations with which you must comply. Pool safety regulations are enacted and enforced by both federal government…
  • Oct 17

    Protect your Children: Safe Practices for the Road

    Protect your Children: Safe Practices for the Road
    Motor vehicle collisions have the potential to cause serious injury to passengers of all ages. However, children are among the most vulnerable to injury in traffic-related accidents. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…
  • Oct 15

    Tips for Drivers and Bicyclists to “Share the Road”

    Tips for Drivers and Bicyclists to “Share the Road”
    Riding a bicycle to school, work, or other engagements is a great alternative to driving a car or other type of motor vehicle. Bicycling is dramatically cheaper, better for the environment, and nearly eliminates parking concerns.…
Rank this Week: 1773

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 19

    How Likely Does Rain Make a Car Accident in Georgia?

    How Likely Does Rain Make a Car Accident in Georgia?
    It is common wisdom that driving in the rain is harder, but does it really lead to more car accidents? Every year in the U.S., there are approximately 5,870,000 accidents and of those, 23% or 1,300,000 are due to bad weather. Digging deeper…
  • Oct 14

    Atlanta Megabus Crash in Indiana Illustrates Complex Insurance Layer

    Atlanta Megabus Crash in Indiana Illustrates Complex Insurance Layer
    There was an unfortunate bus crash by a double-decker Megabus en route from Atlanta to Indiana yesterday and police are reporting that 35 passengers have been taken to the hospital. The preliminary reports are that the wire guardrail kept the…
  • Oct 6

    Road Rage in Georgia and Uninsured Motorist Insurance

    Road Rage in Georgia and Uninsured Motorist Insurance
    We had a very unusual potential client call in last week. He was the victim of a "road rage" attack in downtown Atlanta by another driver and was inquiring about his legal rights and who would pay for the medical bills. In the particular…
Rank this Week: 2168

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, personal injury and wrongful death law. By Tyrone Law Firm.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyers-blog.com
  • Oct 17

    Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1) In Depth: Part II

    Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1) In Depth: Part II
    After discussing in more detail the potential causes and symptoms of reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), here, we turn to the treatment and diagnosis of the condition. At present, no single diagnostic test for RSD exists. Physicians will…
  • Oct 14

    Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1) In Depth: Part I

    Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1) In Depth: Part I
    Throughout the year, we have posted several entries about reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) through the narrative of Kathy, a woman featured on "The Doctors" TV show who lives with a severe form of RSD. Today, we want to explain RSD more in…
  • Oct 10

    Coping with Cerebral Palsy through Play Therapy

    Coping with Cerebral Palsy through Play Therapy
    Earlier this year, a blog entry on activities, exercises and toys for children with cerebral palsy mentioned the concept of "play therapy," a concept in which children will play with toys and activities and, in the process, develop their…
Rank this Week: 1971

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    How Can I Convert My Chapter 13 to Chapter 7?

    How Can I Convert My Chapter 13 to Chapter 7?
    There are two types of bankruptcies that Georgian families and individuals can file.  The first type is called Chapter 7.  Chapter 7 is referred to as “straight” bankruptcy where most of the debt is discharged. It is…
  • Oct 15

    What is “Chapter 20” Bankruptcy?

    What is “Chapter 20” Bankruptcy?
    Sometimes I am asked What is a “Chapter 20” Bankruptcy? Technically, there is no such thing as a chapter 20 bankruptcy filing. It refers to a process where a consumer files and receives a Chapter 7 discharge and then files for a…
  • Oct 7

    Can I Convert My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    Can I Convert My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    In recent months, many Georgian families have made the difficult decision to file bankruptcy in order to alleviate their financial burdens and to better position themselves to improve their family finances. There are two different types of…
Rank this Week: 2011

RIA Compliance Blog

RIA Compliance Blog

Covers registered investment advisor regulations. By Parker MacIntyre.

http://www.riacomplianceblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Is your firm prepared? October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    Is your firm prepared? October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
    Earlier this year, the SEC announced one of its focus areas for examinations in 2014 would be cybersecurity. The SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations published a Cybersecurity Initiative Risk Alert in April that provides a…
  • Sep 9

    New Indiana Crowdfunding Act Exemption

    New Indiana Crowdfunding Act Exemption
    The Indiana Securities Division recently issued an emergency rule to explain new distinctions in Indiana's crowdfunding exemptions, which became effective July 1, 2014. Indiana's new rule is similar to Georgia's "Invest Georgia" rule, which…
  • Jul 14

    SEC fines RIA for failure to disclosure conflicts of interest on Form ADV

    SEC fines RIA for failure to disclosure conflicts of interest on Form ADV
    In a consented-to Administrative Order dated July 2, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission fined a Missouri-based Registered Investment Adviser, SignalPoint Asset Management ("SignalPoint" or "SAM"), $215,000 for breaching its'…
Rank this Week: 2459

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Georgia Workers Compensation blog

Includes case studies, answers to visitor questions and commentary about Georgia workers' compensation law developments. Moderated by Attorney Jodi Ginsberg.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompblog.com
  • Oct 8

    Why Your First Doctor’s Appointment Following Your Accident is so Important

    Why Your First Doctor’s Appointment Following Your Accident is so Important
    Most of us have seen police dramas on TV where the arresting officer tells the suspect that “anything you say can and will be used against you.” In your Georgia workers’ compensation claim not only do you have to worry…
  • Sep 15

    How Insurance Companies Try to Cut You Off

    How Insurance Companies Try to Cut You Off
    You might think that if your employer is paying weekly benefits and has paid for medical care, you are not likely to have any significant disputes in your work injury case. As the case I am about to discuss shows, […] The post How…
  • Jan 14

    Unrepresented Claimant with Rotator Cuff Injury Denied Necessary Rehab

    Unrepresented Claimant with Rotator Cuff Injury Denied Necessary Rehab
    I want to talk with you today about rotator cuff injuries and the importance of both proper medical care and appropriate rehabilitation and followup. In many respects the right kind of rehabilitation and follow-up medical care can make the…
Rank this Week: 1648